Personal Support Worker - Outreach
Guelph Independent Living
Guelph, ON
1m ago

Job Description

You can make a difference in the lives of adults with physical disabilities who have chosen to maintain their independence by living in their own homes with pride and dignity.

Assistance from a professional and friendly Worker is a key component to providing this quality service. It isn't an easy job, so only exceptional, caring people need apply.

We are currently looking to fill immediately :

  • Part time permanent - 10-15 hours (Every Monday 830-1515, Every other Saturday and Sunday 715-1400)
  • Part time contract - 20 - 25 hours (Every Wednesday 7-12, Thursday 7-1330, Friday 7-1330, Every other Saturday & Sunday 745- 1245
  • Responsibilities :

    Activities of daily living that assist adults with physical disabilities, who self-direct their care, to live independently, including :

    Transferring / positioning / turning

    Dressing / undressing

    Washing / bathing

    Toileting including bowel, bladder and catheter care

    Light housekeeping / laundry assistance

    Meal preparation / assistance with eating

    Follow through on programs developed by an occupational therapist, physiotherapist and / or speech therapist

    Qualifications :

    PSW certification or experience in the field preferred

    Use of a vehicle, valid driver's license, proof of valid insurance

    Ability to work shifts including days and / or evenings

    Commitment to work alternate weekends

    Successful criminal reference check

    Employment medical

    Environment Conditions :

    Exposure to :

    Household cleaners, pets, smoke, temperature fluctuations, client action

    Driving in inclement weather

    Compensation :

    Probationary - $20.15

    Wage grid - $20.15 - $20.98

    Provided :

    Standard First / Aid CPR training

    Health and Safety Orientation

    Back Care, transfers and lifts training

    AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities) Customer Service training

    Documentation training

    Other ongoing training opportunities

    Flexible scheduling

    Benefits for full time positions

  • Please note that students are welcome to apply, however, we do not hire specifically for full time summer employment.
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